Washington Elementary School (Closed 2016)

1325 Park Rd
Peru, IL 61354
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Washington Elementary School served 273 students in grades 2-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 29%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-24% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 2-4
Total Students273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Washington Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
20-24%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
20-24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
73%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.440.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeru ESD 124 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington Elementary School is La Salle-peru Township High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Parkside Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northview Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peru Northview Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 524 students
    0.5 miles
    2100 Plum Street
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 223-1111
    0.5 PK-4 524
  • Peru Circuit Breaker School Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 53 students
    0.6 miles
    2233 6th St Ste 1
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 220-0740
    0.6 Inquire with school 53
  • Peru Parkside Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 390 students
    0.9 miles
    1800 Church St
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 223-1111
    0.9 5-8 390
  • La Salle La Salle-peru Township High School Math: 26% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,217 student
    1.0 miles
    541 Chartres St
    La Salle, IL 61301
    (815) 223-1721
    1 9-12 1,217
  • La Salle Lincoln Junior High School Math: 2% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 300 students
    1.5 miles
    1165 St Vincents Ave
    La Salle, IL 61301
    (815) 223-0786
    1.5 6-8 300
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